THE YEAR AT A GLANCE
Collector’s Tour of Five Artist Studios
Saturday, August 12 at 3 p.m.The Silos at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer St 77007 (Map), meet near the front door at 3:00.
Fresh Arts presents an intimate tour of The Silos at Sawyer Yards, part of Sawyer Yards, one of the nation’s largest collection of working artists. We will enjoy a guided tour of five featured artists in The Silos, hear short artist talks at each studio, and learn about the history of the Sawyer Yards campus. We will see artwork including ink drawings, printmaking, photography, painting, and sculpture.
Second Saturdays, 12-5 p.m., Silos on Sawyer #308
August 12, 2017
September 9, 2017
October 14, 2017
And every Second Saturday of the month!
On the second Saturday of each month, the artists of Sawyer Yards (The Silos, Silver Street, Summer Street, Spring Street and Winter Street Studios) open their studios to the public from 12-5pm. Spring Street Studios has extended hours from 2pm-7pm.
Spend the afternoon wandering through four repurposed warehouses and discover an extensive selection of painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, clothing, textiles, printmaking, mixed media and more. It’s a laid back way to meet some talented artists, explore the Washington Avenue Arts District, and maybe find a treasure or two!
The event is free and we would love for you bring some friends. No RSVP required. Free entry and free parking.
Saturday, October 7, 5 to 10 p.m.
Join us for the Fall Biannual, opening in coordination with National Sculpture Month! The artists of Sawyer Yards look forward to hosting you for an evening of art, friends and mingling. Explore our buildings, meet new artists, and sip on refreshing summer cocktails. Admission is free and we hope you will bring your art loving friends!
Visitors to the Fall Biannual will experience a variety of works including – paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass, mosaic, photography, mixed media, apparel and jewelry. Art lovers will be treated to museum quality artists, many of them represented by local and nationwide galleries.
The buildings are located in Houston’s historic First Ward as part of the Washington Avenue Arts District. With over 350 artists in residence, this area houses the largest concentration of working artists in the nation.